20th Century

The Unearthed

By Lenny Bartulin - Published 2023



Old bones – ‘mossed and soft’ – are discovered in the wilderness near Queenstown. Forensic scientist Antonia Kovacs arrives from Hobart to investigate them, also ...Read Review

The Sleeping Beauties

By Lucy Ashe - Published 2024



Now the war’s over, Rosamund Caradon can take the evacuated children in her care back to their London homes. She’s accompanied ...Read Review


By Kelly Stone Gamble - Published 2023


1930s Nevada. Sixteen-year-old Helen Carter and her father migrate from Kansas to Ragtown, a shanty community near Las Vegas, joining thousands of other ...Read Review

Hardy Women: Mother, Sisters, Wives, Muses

By Paula Byrne - Published 2024



In his day, Thomas Hardy was renowned for the psychological insight he brought to his female characters. As Byrne relates, Hardy the man ...Read Review

The Last Man: A Novel of the 1927 Santa Claus Bank Robbery

By Thomas Goodman - Published 2023


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

At first glance, The Last Man would appear to be a simple re-enactment of a bank robbery that occurred in Texas in 1927, conducted ...Read Review

No Better Time

By Sheila Williams - Published 2024


When the United States enters World War II, Dorothy Thom, a librarian at Atlanta’s Spelman College, and Lelia Branch, a single mother ...Read Review

The Goddess of Shipwrecked Sailors: A Lizzie Crane Mystery

By Skye Alexander - Published 2023



In this third installment of the author’s Lizzie Crane series, the heroine and her band are hired to play for a wealthy ...Read Review

The Storm We Made

By Vanessa Chan - Published 2024


Malaya, 1935. Cecily’s husband is a minor civil servant who admires the British he kowtows to, but Cecily despises them. When the chance ...Read Review

Murder at Bletchley Park (Blind Detective)

By Christina Koning - Published 2023



At MI6’s confidential behest, expert mathematician Margaret Rowlands defers her Cambridge University course to become a Bletchley Park codebreaker but, when secret ...Read Review

Embers in the London Sky

By Sarah Sundin - Published 2024



Sarah Sundin places the reader immediately in the center of a tale filled with tension, loss, and romance. Hearing rumors that German troops ...Read Review

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